The table below looks at the statistics for Fibre Channel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fibre Channel over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fibre Channel (FC)
Rank 23 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Fibre Channel 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.09% 1.02% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 4.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £351 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £358 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.44% +10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Fibre Channel
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.91% 24.75% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 19
Average daily rate £375 £413 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +78.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £199 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £524 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Fibre Channel
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Fibre Channel Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Fibre Channel
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Slough region.

Fibre Channel Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Fibre Channel
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fibre Channel across the Slough region.

Fibre Channel Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Fibre Channel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fibre Channel.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) e-Health
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) NCDA
1 2 (100.00%) FCoE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) FlexPod
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Data ONTAP
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Fibre Channel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Fibre Channel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fibre Channel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) FCoE
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) e-Health
1 2 (100.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Data ONTAP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (100.00%) NCDA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware